How To Install StickTILE Peel & Stick Backsplashes In 5 Minutes

Get an instant makeover with roommates stick tiles the easiest fastest and most affordable way to tile a surface or create a backsplash here you will learn how to easily install stick tiles in your own kitchen or bathroom to begin you will need the following tools an all-purpose wall cleaner a small towel or cloth box cutter cutting mat pencil tape measure credit card or plastic smoother a stainless steel ruler or ruler backed with cork is best for a non-slip grip to prepare the wall use a small towel or cloth and all-purpose wall cleaner lightly wipe down the wall let completely dry before hanging stick tiles while waiting for the wall to dry use a pencil and ruler to lightly mark on the wall where each tile will be applied after you've finished marking the wall you are now ready to hang your stick tiles remove your stick tiles from the packaging take the first tile and partially peel off the backing some stick tiles have interlocking edges like the ones used here and may require a straight edge to align the first tile to the wall to create a straight edge place the tile on your cutting mat use your box cutter and ruler as your guide to cut a straight line you will notice an outer layer of film on your tile don't remove this yet when ready apply your stick tiles to the wall fold the protective backing one-third of the way and feel off as you apply the tile to the wall for an even application press firmly once you were certain the placement with a credit card or plastic smoother to ensure best possible adhesion when finished remove the outer layer of film on your tile you have now successfully hung your first stick tile interlocking or overlapping each stick tile is very important to ensure even spacing and a seamless appearance take your stick tile and align it with a previous tile already on the wall check to make sure the edges are overlapped and aligned apply light pressure so you can easily reposition and adjust the placement if needed once your stick tile is securely on the wall take your credit card or plastic smoother and press firmly to ensure the best possible adhesion when certain of your tiles placement remove the outer layer of film repeat these steps to continue tiling your wall when installing stick tiles you may run into a power outlet on the wall not a problem always turn off the power when working near electrical outlets next remove the outlet cover on the wall using a screwdriver and measure the dimensions of the opening transfer the measurements to the back of the tile using your pencil use the cutting mat and box cutter to cut along the pencil lines and create a rectangular opening in the tile when ready apply the stick tile to the wall check to make sure the edges are overlapped and aligned once securely on the wall take your credit card or plastic smoother and press firmly to ensure the best possible adhesion reattach your outlet cover over top the tile on the wall using a screwdriver for an even finish on the wall cut the edge of your stick tiles to perfectly align to the area of your wall that remains use a tape measure or ruler to measure the wall transfer the measurements onto the stick tiles using a pencil place the tiles on your cutting mat and make the needed cuts with a box cutter then apply the final tiles to the wall press firmly once certain of the placement with a credit card or plastic smoother to ensure best possible adhesion and remove the outer layer of film stand back and admire your new wall you have just successfully installed your own backsplash
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